Free Press Journal
  • ‘Bharat Bandh’ an attempt to spread rumour, confusion, says BJP

    New Delhi: The BJP Monday dubbed the ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by the Congress and several other parties as an attempt to spread rumour and confusion among the masses and said people will “puncture the grand alliance balloon” floated by the main opposition party.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi calls Rahul Gandhi ‘Gappu’, says his political journey from Pappu to Gappu is full of lies

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Friday slammed Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his latest remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the Rafale deal and demonetization. Speaking to ANI, the Union Minister said that the Gandhi scion’s political journey from Pappu to Gappu (the one who makes tall claims) is full of lies because of which he is making such bizarre statements against the government.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off Mumbai’s 1st batch of Haj pilgrims

    Mumbai: Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai on Sunday. This is the first year when Haj pilgrimage is taking place without being provided any subsidy, the Minority Affairs Minister said.

  • 1st batch of Indian Haj pilgrims leaves for Saudi Arabia

    New Delhi: The first batch of Haj pilgrims was today flagged off by Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who said the preparations for ensuring a smooth pilgrimage have been completed. The first batch of 410 Haj pilgrims from Delhi left for Madina from the Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning.

  • BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hosts Iftar party at his ministerial bungalow in Delhi

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday hosted an Iftar party at his ministerial bungalow in the national capital. Women from different sections of societies- like social activists, divorcees and common housewives- attended the party. Over 150 women attended the party.

  • Build Ram Temple or face defeat in 2019: Chief priest of Ayodhya Temple to BJP

    Ayodhya : Chief Priest of Ram Janmabhoomi Temple Acharya Satyendra Das on Tuesday gave a stern warning to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that if they did not build the temple and dumped the issue completely, then the party will not come back to power in the next year’s general elections.

  • Come out of your prejudiced mindset: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to Delhi archbishop

    New Delhi: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today asked the archbishop of Delhi to come out of his “prejudiced” mindset and asserted that minorities have progressed at a fast pace in the four years of the Modi government, which has worked for “development without discrimination”.

  • 4 yrs of NDA rule better than 48 years previous governments: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Rampur: The Narendra Modi government has carried out more developmental works in its four years than opposition parties during their 48-year rule, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi claimed today. He exuded confidence that the NDA would win an “absolute” majority in the 2019 general elections on the back of the works it carried out.

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    Modi government has ensured inclusive growth: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    Mumbai: The Narendra Modi government has ensured “inclusive growth” in the country, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Sunday. “During the last four years, the Modi government has ensured inclusive growth in the country. “The atmosphere of development ushered in by the Modi government is against the culture of those people who had been following the policy of political exploitation,” the Minority Affairs Minister said. Despite difficulties, the agenda of development

  • Union ministers greet nation on occasion of Holi

    New Delhi:  As the whole country is celebrating the festival of colours Holi, string of leaders greeted the nation on the occasion. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Dharmendra Pradhan celebrated the festival at their Delhi residence.

  • Centre ends subsidy to Haj pilgrims

    New Delhi: There will be no subsidy for Haj from this year, minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said today.

  • ‘Saudi increases India’s Haj quota’, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said that Saudi Arabia has increased India’s Haj quota. This is the second hike in two years, taking the number of pilgrims who can perform Haj from the country to 1.75 lakh. Naqvi further credited the achievement to popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and India’s ties with Saudi Arabia.

  • Indian Women to now travel for Haj without ‘mehram’, confirms Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi: The Muslim women of India have been allowed to travel for Haj without a ‘Mehram’, or a male guardian, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi tweeted, on Monday. A bilateral agreement was signed in connection with Haj 2018 during the meeting between Naqvi and Saudi Arabia’s Haj and Umrah Minister Dr Muhammad Benten.

  • Congress confused on triple talaq: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

    New Delhi: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday attacked the Congress for its “confused” stand on the Triple Talaq Bill and wanted to know why it was sad while the Muslim women were happy. “These days a number of reforms are being brought in. The Triple Talaq Bill is one of them,” the Minority Affairs Minister told reporters here.